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By Johannes Zachhuber

Overdue antiquity is more and more recognized as a interval of significant cultural transformation. one among its an important points is the emergence of a brand new information of human individuality. during this ebook an interdisciplinary and overseas crew of students files and analyses this improvement. Authors investigate the impact of seminal thinkers, together with the Gnostics, Plotinus, and Augustine, but additionally of cultural and spiritual practices reminiscent of astrology and monasticism, in addition to, extra quite often, the position performed via highbrow disciplines comparable to grammar and Christian theology. wide in either subject and scope, the quantity serves as a complete advent to overdue old understandings of human individuality.

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